There are plenty of extraordinary people and places waiting to be found on Northern California's backroads, and John Bartell is on a mission to find them all. Click on the markers in the map below to learn more about stories that John did in your favorite Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto-area town. Once you've got a story picked, click "Details" to watch the video.

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Watch the Bartell's Backroads playlist: